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Hard Rock to Roll Dice on Trump Taj Mahal, Upping Renovation Budget to $500 Million

Hard Rock to Roll Dice on Trump Taj Mahal, Upping Renovation Budget to $500 Million

Intense Rock International doesn’t like what it sees inside the former Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, that your company purchased in March for $50 million.

Intense Rock Chairman Jim Allen, a previous trump entertainment resorts employee, is now tasked with renovating his previous boss’s grand vision in Atlantic City.

Billionaire Carl Icahn’s bargain price selloff intended the Hard Rock was acquiring a Boardwalk property for cents on the buck, as former casino developer turned US President Donald Trump built the resort for $1.2 billion in 1990.

But upon closer examination, intense Rock officials say it is going to price a penny that is pretty refresh the 2,010-room resort and video gaming space, and rid it of a India-themed décor.

‘The sum of money we’re going to have to spend to eliminate all those minarets and all that purple, Jesus! Just What were we thinking?’ Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen told the Associated Press this week.

The minarets Allen refers to would be the spire and crowns that are onion-shaped ornaments found across the Trump Taj Mahal.

Hard Rock Ups Ante

Though the company owned by the Seminole Tribe in Florida got a spot that is premiere the Atlantic City Boardwalk for a rock-bottom price, Hard Rock professionals say the initial budget of $350 million will not be nearly enough to trnsform the area into a suitable Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Allen estimated that t (suite…)

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Walt Disney Company Lobbying Against Gaming Expansion in Florida

Walt Disney Company Lobbying Against Gaming Expansion in Florida

The Walt Disney business has donated $250,000 to lobbying efforts which are working to prevent the potential spread of casinos in Florida.

The Walt Disney Company defintely won’t be using the hand of the casino industry any time soon, as the world’s second biggest news entity.

Voters in Charge may be the beneficiary of the donation, which formally originated in Disney Worldwide Services, a subsidiary associated with mass news and activity conglomerate. The Tallahassee-based lobbying company is working to make sure voters, perhaps not politicians, decide whether to expand gambling in the Sunshine State.

Through campaign documents filed with all the state, it absolutely was revealed that Voters in Charge received a check from Disney on 3 for a quarter of a million dollars april.

Disney Worldwide is headquartered in California, but donated from its Lake Buena Vista, Florida, target, the true home of Disney World.

Voters in Charge and No Casinos in Florida are working together to a gambling amendment on the 2018 ballot that would basically freeze ongoing casino expansion talks in the capital. The groups will need to obtain 100,000 valid signed petitions to put gambling in election booths.

‘For far too long, gambling passions have flooded Florida’s political system with campaign contributions and lobbyists,’ the lobbyist organization ironically describes on its Voters in Charge website. ‘It is time to restore th (suite…)

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